Louis Pellegrino, MD - Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics


Dr. Louis Pellegrino reviews medical content for Healthwise, a nonprofit organization with a mission to help people make better health decisions. Dr. Pellegrino is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York. His clinical interests include autism spectrum disorder; developmental language disorders; Down's Syndrome; and disorders of learning, attention, and motor control.

Education and Training

MD: University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT, 1987

Residency in Pediatrics: Health Science Center at Syracuse, State University of New York, Syracuse, NY, 1990

Fellowship in Developmental Pediatrics: State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, 1990-1991

Fellowship in Developmental Pediatrics: Strong Center for Developmental Disabilities, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1991-1993


Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry

American Board of Pediatrics

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY, 2004-present

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine, Newark, NJ:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, 1998-2004
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, 1997-1998

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 1993-1997

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